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Desperately Seeking Samiha

Lately I’ve been seeing quite a few dancers using Jamila Format language and names to describe movements that aren’t… well, they aren’t the original steps

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The Orientalism of Beyoncé

“Enta Omri” Meets “Naughty Girl”… The footage of Beyoncé bumpin’ and grindin’ to a sample of Umm Kulthum’s classic and unparalleled classic song “Enta Omri”

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I Wrote You A Thing!

Yes, that’s write…. har har har. Several years ago, the Salimpour School invited me to help edit a collection of Jamila Salimpour’s articles that she

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